Grasses as terrace plant, rusted steel retaining wall - good match for our high desert shub steppe
choice, as terraces can drain freely, but the selection is important; choose those that are happy to survive in existing conditions.
used as a terraced ground cover, but here they are used to soften the uncompromising Cor-Ten steel retaining walls. The height and color of the grasses are perfectly in harmony with the rust finish of the steel.Ornamental grasses can be a good plant choice, as terraces can drain freely, but the selection
house is terraced to follow the slope. The native grasses are a nice contrast with the Corten steel edging, the pool that gets taller as it moves to the west, and the zinc-and-stucco-clad structures. Note how the angle of the column at left is echoed in the north wall of that building and the part of the